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VOL. XLIII—NO., 236 THE DOUINANT NXWSPAPER OT NORTHS*BT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI NEWS Newr BlytbevlUe Courier Hermld pI V«"«y Lewttt ', '</%Mpfe '•• : m,YTHRVlI,LE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, DKCKMBKK 28. l!M(i SINGLE COi'lES Atomic Control Plan by Baruch 'Faces Big Test American Author of Proposal Stands Pat On Eliminating Veto By JAMES E. KOPER (United Press Staff Correspondent) LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y.. Deo. 28. —Big Five representatives began private conferences today in an effort to patch up differences threatening to wreck plans for international control of atomic power. Private negotiations among k?y delegations started after the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission split almost evenly on one vital issue. The disputed point w;is whether thc Big Five should be allowed to use thc veto power to block punishment of a country making bombs illegally. The United States said it would not join In a treaty to outlaw atomic weapons and pool atomic information unless the treaty provided , automatic punishment for violators. China and four smaller counU'ire backed the U. S. stand. .Their view collided with thc wishes of two other Big Five powers- Russia and France. They insisted that under Ihe UN charter, punishment directed by the Security Council must be subject to the Big Five veto. Poland, Great Britain, Canada and the Netherlands sympathized with this view to varying degrees. Each side argued its case with equal vigor. Until all the Big Five powers and practically nil 'jf the smaller nations agree, there can be no hope for international regulation of atomic activities. The crisis may come Mohdn'y when the Atomic Commission planned a final vote. Delegates hoped, however, that week-«nd conferences could help reconcile the sharp differences. While the bitter split over the veto frightened maiiy UN delesratis, they were cheered by the fact that members of the Atomic Commission agreed on every of her detail of the American atomic energy program sponsored by Bernard Baruch. Commission members during eight hours of closed meetings tentatively approved provisions for international inspectipn'of atomic facilities, and the 'eventual, junking of ajl existing atomic weapons. iThty acccptediipagcwjffter pa<;e of the Baruch proposals,.. only to .stumble over four words—whether treaty violators should be protected from punishment "by veto or otherwise." Tlie white-haired Baruch said that unless those words stayed In, he could not ask the U. S. Senate to approve an atomic treaty. This would mean that the U. ^|B. wo.uld keep its atomic secrets. Barvtch emphasized the tate-it- or-!eave-H nature of his proposal by predicting that the American people would withdraw their suji- ix>rt of UN if the veto pow^r remained. "Only those nations which may intend to violate the treaty would want tlie protection of thc veto," Baruch said. Soviet Delegate Andrei Gromyko argued last week that the UN charter provides for a veto over Security Council action, and that the vsto could be eliminated only through charter revision. Since then, Soviet spokesmen have refused to discuss merits 6f thc Baruch proposals. Four Passengers Die, 14 Injured In Flaming Bus WORLAND, Wyo,, Dec. 28—(UP) —A jammed safety door was/ believed to_have caused the flaming deaths of four passengers aboard a Wyomtng-to-Montana bus which collided head-on with a truck on a snow-packed bridge near here late yesterday. At least H others suffered injuries, ana the bus driver remained In a critical condition today. Authorities said the charred condition of the bodies made positive Identification difficult. Flaming gasoline quickly enveloped both vehicles, investigators said, and the screaming bus passengers fought to get through windows when they could not open the safety door. Nation's Buyers Sugor Co^ttovprsy Develops Have Field Day '"* Hot Su6Nl for Politicians As Prices Decline Colder Weather MovesSouthward Balmy Days Here Due To Disappear After Unseasonable Highs Humid, summer-like weather returned last night in the face of n predicted sharp temperature drop to bripg a "low" of 61 degrees, according to Rbbert E. Blaylock, official weather observer. This was the highest minimum temperature recorded here since early Pall. Light rain falling taring last night measured only a trace, or less.than .01 of an inch. Temperatures throughout the Middle Western states, however, today bounced back from Friday's record heights and were expected lo drop to zero in some sections by tomorrow morning as Uie northein portion of the nation found itself in the grip of a year-end cold wave. A powerful warm front from the Southern states and the Gulf of Mexico confined cold weather to r.lie region of the Canadian border yesterday arid sent temperatures soaring into the TO's as far north as Quincy, 111. Kansas City. Mo., reported 12.6 degrees and Chicago, 60.2 degrees, to break all records lor Dec. 27 in both cities. The average normal temperature for the day in Chicago is 24 degrees. „;, Ah intense storm moving northeastward across..':Lb*e*^ Michtenn early today brought six" 'to *I2 inches of snow to Lower Michigan and live to seven Inches to Up|)er Michigan, extreme Northern Wisconsin and Northeastern Minnesota.' Freezing rain was reported in Wisconsin and New, York. Many Stores Arrange Clearance Sales After Holiday Rush Ends By United Press The nation's shoppers, lor Ihe first time, since 1941, had a field day across the country's bargain counters today as stores slashed prices, and held almost-forgotten clearance sales of suits, dresses, shoes, furs, household, goods and some roods. The reductions ranged from 33 o 50 per cent, and in some eases tems were going for cost. Cuts In food prices were limited i butter, eggs, a few meats and certain tyi>cs of canned citrus lulces. in all cases, tlie price drops could Ijc attributed to cither: 1. Overbuying by stores which ordered three dozen dresses, for instance, in the nope thc manufnc- .urer would i c t them have at least one dozen for the Christmas Irade. 2. General post-Christmas Inventory clearance." • ...' 3. Late delivery of Christmas •stocks and a desire to "clean out" wartime manufactured Items and make way for those of post-war materials. In no Instance were, the slashes laid to a break In the "se-Tlcr'a market," or a "buyer's strike. WASHINGTON, Dec. 2fl. (UP)^The administration wns caught in a cross-fire of criticism and counter-charges today In the torrid controversy over tho sugar problem. ' Secretary of 'Agriculture Clinton p. Anderson touched it off by accusing New York brokers of plotting to scuttle sugar controls. At the same time, lie Pledged housewives an all-out clfotl to assure them sugar at reasonable prices. The reaction from sugar brokers, nnd Republican congressmen as well, was immediate and heated. William H. nurns, head of the National Brokers Association, said in New York (hut Anderson's charges were "fantastic." He said the association did not advocate Immediate removal ot sugar controls because the result would be "chaotic." On C->pltol Hill, Sen. Hugh Butler, R., Neb, snld the administration's sugar policy was a "terrible mess." He said ijeoplo "Bcnerally" would bo willing lo see sugar prices I creased somewhat to assure more production. Rep. Thomas A. Jenkins, R.. O., chairman of the GOP Congressional Food Study Committee, said the government's present sugar policy was based on n "senseless four" oi a sugar surplus, He believed rationing should be died next year. ^'Unless the program is cluuised," lie said, "we are certain to see less sugar produced in the United States and we, will become more *mi more dependent, on Imports." In n letter to Sen. Carl A. Hutch, P., N. <M., Anderson asserted lirnt some brokers sought to end 'government controls in an effort to corner the world's supply, rvon II it meant boosting prices to 50-ccnls a pound. He did not specifically name Die brokers Involved In the "plot," other than to say they were New Tork loaders of the National Sugar Uro- kcrs Association. •• Anderson's letter was designed ns an answer to claims Hint ix hunds- off government policy would increase suimr supplies on grocers shelves. Tlin secretary said such arguments were "trush," At the same time Anderson held cut some hope lor increased sugar supplies to housewives and Industrial users next year. He noted that the Industry believes household rations can be Increased from 2!j to 35 pounds per person n .vonr after tlic first three months of 1847. Lawmakers Due To Investigate State Hospital Wrangling Within Board to Get Attention Of General Assembly •P 1 A HI f' ~&$f;f>> Giant Plane (rashes I •"• ••' If ill" ' W - * •<•:'••--' n Eire Killing Twelve, And Injuring Eleven 1 ™ •^^ *•/-, <" Dec. 2«. 'Jack f/ie Snipper' C/ips Tresses o/ Three Girls in Washington Economists, 'among them Dr. Me!choir Palyl of central Life Insurance Company, believes the boom si'll is underway, ralyl said the bulges in the price line were beir.p, straightened out by reductions In luxury Item prices, women's cloth- Ing and farm equipment, but that the genera] trend still was upward. Vets Promised Early Action On Housing WASHINGTON, Dec. 28.—(UP) —National Housing Administrator Raymond Folcy today promised a decision by early nexl week on what steps can be taken to salvage the lagging temporary housing program for veterans. Folcy was to confer this weekend with Dillon Myer, Federal public housing commissioner. Myer ordered work on thousands of emergency dwelling units halted recently when FPHA's money ran out. Meanwhile it appeared that the enthusiasm of housing expediter Frank R. Crcedon for relaxing a strlck limitation on non-residential construction may have been EOincwhat cooled. Sources in thc Office of Temporary conlrols —'which administers the building limits—said it will be several weeks before any change is made in the $33,000,000 average weekly ceiling that has been In ef- fccl since August. Crcedon, who once said the non- honslng limitation was "dangerously strict," ic|x>rtedly has been subjected lo heavy pressure by veterans groups to continue thc ban unchanged, 50 available materials will go Into houses. Indications were that he eventually would order the weekly limit raised to $50,000,000. He is expected lo emphasize, however, that Uie extra dollar volume will be In skeleton construction, with use o materials vital to homes still to be held up. Cotton Picking Contest Bids For State Aid State aid for thn National Cotton Picking Conteii .itarcll here each Fall under sponsorship of thc Junior Chamber of Commerce, will be sought by Rep. L. H. Autry, representative-elect to the State Legislature, he today 'announced while spending tlic holidays at home after attending mcptiihjs of l);e prelbgislative budget committee. He plans to submit in amendment to the bill granting aia to county and state fairs, m-.ide on basis of population in the counties, he said. That, the bill will be passed seems ».lmost a certainty at this time, because of popularity of this agricultural event, Mr. Autvy said. Publicity given Arkansas through this contest has been outstanding, according to Glenn A. Orccn, director of publicity, who said press clippings of this event had topncd nil such projects ever held in Arkansas. Since thc contest was Inaugurated Pilots Killed, 19 On Plane Injured American Airlines Y Craft Crash Lands Near Indiana City .'. .'•.. ~. : ~.':^-,~-'~f*->.H^^l.:.,,-^\ MICHTa'ANT'ciTY, "fnl, n?e. 2B (U.P.)—Two persons W.TC and 19 injured today when an American Airlines plane diivel-jped engine trouble and made a crash landing in a flower i;arjfn. The dead were the uibt and copilot, who were identu'H by the airline as Capt. Frank Hamm, Jr., Chicago, and Harmon E. Ring, Chicago. , The pilot apparently wns killed instantly when the piano .smashed to the ground. Ring die-1 iafu in a hospital. Ring and/ seven .other persons were taken to St. Anthonv'r Hospital. Twelve injured w:v> taken to Clinic Hospital. Seyeial -vere in serious condition. . WASHINGTON. DOC. 28.—(UP>*—Police broadcast n lookout today for "Jack the Snipper," a dark- haired youth who rides around In Washington street cars snipping off the tresses of feminine passen- ;ers. ,Thc alert went out after three girls, ranging In age from 12 to 19, reported they ^ind received Ihe un- requestcd haircuts during daytime trolley rides. Tlie Indignant trio described Ihc Impromptu barber as n tall, thin, hatless young man with a "long pair of black shoes." Washington psychiatrists say tlic youth was a possible sex-maniac. "Usually," they said, "these persons are satisfied with some object closely associated with a girl, such as her handkerchief, slipper or a lock of hair. They don't often become violent but they arc always wrong-headed and there is always the chance o[ violence." Tlie first victim was a 12-year- old juntor high school student carelessly."isl;,, her pis-tails " over the back of a trolley seat'; felt a slight tug, but " K1 " ca the time. Upon her arrival she discovered that her left braid was a full nine Inches shorter than the right one. Within a few hours, the snipper struck twice more, one of his victims—A 19-year-old college student —saw a tall hatless young man move behind her. She too felt a slight tug at the back of her page- Biblo Probers Face New Delay Hearing Monday to Be Postponed Until Witnesses Su-bpenacd , bel'ciro ho.iplial's who saw i he wreckage crippled, pi in) cut Persons said tlie swath through a "grovo <••( trees for 3V> feet before It. hit, the ground. . ''. Thc nose of the plane, in whlcli .he pilot and co-pilot were seated, was demolished. ', The wings were sheared off and the ia:l acrembly smashed. Airlines officials said triers 21 persons aboard, Inclnchii.; the boy bob and wns more than slightly annoyed. That night, she was shocked to discover an uneven triangle hacked from the back of her coiffure. The third victim—A 18-year-old bank employe — first noticed the snipper as he followed her from work, she changed trolleys several times in an effort to avoid him, but he would not be shaken off. Occasionally, she said, she felt a tug at her hair, but that was all. It developed that about six crew of three., in 1910, the Junior Chamber ot Commerce and local citizens have Contributed the money to finance he propcct, except for donations rom friends In adjacent towns. The Jaycees have done a wonderful job to make the contest grow,until it needs state support." Wtr. Autry said in pointing out that his plans yet were not complete as to the exact procedure ror seck- ng financial aid. ' The contest, open to any one, awards cash prizes totaling more than $2500 annually. Pickers and visitors attend annually from all sections of the United States. Death Toll Increases SHANGHAI, Dec. 28. (UP)— Th denth toll in the three lirlln.; crashes Christmas night rose to 7 today wilh the tlcnlli of imolhcv in Jurcd'iinsseuEfer. this unti Trains Collide Injuring Eight In N. Carolina WASHINGTON, Dec. 28.—(UP) —Sen. Homer Ferguson, R,. Mich., said today he would insist on reopening the investigation of Sen, Theodore G. Bilbo, D., Miss., until all pertinent testimony was recorded. . He siild the records should not be closed until the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee clears up charges thnl Bilbo received $1,000 or more from a Natchez, Miss., drutf ;t whom he helped get n dally m of morphine. ".-•--. rgusnn wanted to have thn nl- acldlct and two doctors In the called for hearings Monday. But lie was unable to contract the subcommittee chairman In lime to subpena witnesses from Mississippi. "I'm going to keep trying to get them later because I don't think oiir record should be closed with- . out- their testimony," he said. ] Ferguson said the delay would not change his reixirt to Senate Republicans that Bilbo should be denied his scat in the Sinatc for his dealings with war contractors. He submitted a partial report to the GOP Senate steering Committee yesterday and is scheduled to lay more evidence before tho group Monday afternoon. Seven days of public henrliiRR earlier this month brought out evidence that Bilbo received an expensive automobile and some furniture as Christmas gills from wur contractors he sponsored for government jobs in Ihc emergency program. Bilbo,contended there was nolh- ng wrong with getting Chrislmns resents from his friends, nor with clping his own constituents. Uy HOB United Tress Staff C'o LtTTLK HOOK, Ark <U,1'.>— A legislative of the Stutc Hospital .lor Nervous Diseases loomed today us Hep. Dick WrlBlH of Arkntlclnhl.i announced that he will iv.|tiost a check shortly uftcr ihu Ooncrnl Assembly opens In jnnunry, Wrlvht'u uiinounccme.it tmnc Just a week uflcr tho lie 1 /. unrnUt 1). Sadler of lilson qu';s:loin;<l tho right of the I'ulaskl Connly Orjunl Jury lo invostlgiilo the InulSulkm — siiylnu Unit surti u hiovj was purely n IcBlHliiltVQ [imcUm. Sin!- lor was one of two ir.i^mliors ol tlii: hospital bonrtl w.ho.io icslnnn- tlon was suKsji'stcd by tho fjniml Jury on Ihu KrnuiulH '.lint tlio »!i- lienvnl en (lie board of colitrOI wus caused "by the iwtly iniiul linns nnd motives on 1113 p.nl ot two members of the buu'il," Thu !>lli«r board member Me'itlllcd by tho Jury wns U H. Wlnio of Benton. "I believe that In nil fnlnic&i to tlio legislature we auKliv to looK into Iho sltimllon whlcn lisid ciuis- cd so much discussion," • Wright said. "If friction on Ine Ixmril cnuslni; tin; Ironblu thci le:,(in!alu'x should know nbout, It ' moves to double llic pi'encnt iipuroprlallon." "I'm not wishing .to the lulnilnlslnilkin," ho continued "but I do want every dollar np ITOprlulccl to B" lo nlluvinlo iho needs of thoso people ut* tli,-. lios pllal. I want harmony and no pelly politics nl. the Ind'.'.luUon.' Followtnu rcleusc 3f t.'io irrnnr Jury report Gov. I3cn l»inoy r,la tiut.stlonecl tho legul rlph'. oi counly grand Jury to Invostlgat a state Institution, IKispllu) No. 1 Meanwhile, n survey by Unite Press 1ms shown that' th>j Hospital stnndr, high on tlio lls of problems In the inhvls ('( nfos Arkansas leglslntors, '1 'wn;* ,Stnl' senators— Ernest Mnnnr of Springs and E. J. BUlli:i of Forms Cjiy—ninccri the Instltul.l'jd'i proh lews 'tit tlio top . df^th'v ' al;ovo tlic'Tirgliways. Flr put It in second plnco with nh ranking It lower Uiiui dCiMiid. A total cf five ropruiiiiilullvc thought it of prime Importauc three put It second un.l 23 piliceii It third or lower. Senator Mancr, who liM chani- ,ploned tlie hospital thv<»ii,n ol-her essions, snld lie plans lo ask for change In the- Sin'.'! Revenue Stabilization Act to Klv^ ,llic hos- iltnl more revenue. AS a member if tho joint Budget Co'.nnrSileo "- arllcr 'recommended In) trnnnfcr >t $2,601.000 from the S'Mn Wel- ai'n Fund to tho Ho.iiHinl Fimu siiUBCSlcd that the special 3ti ,cnts a Kiil'on liquor tnx l»e con- Inucd with the momy gi'lr.x to the hospital. Butler ywlnKlay M'8- d that Ihc state «o Into the wholesale liquor buslines, w^th Iho noncy Ihus gained caminvhcd or stale Institutions. ncp. A. L. nunnclov/ of Cmn- den said "Our state hiisp'.tiil must rceoBiiixcd. It can n'.id miul be done.' May Eje Governor SHANNON, Eire, Dec. 28. (U,P.)—The TWA Co'rj&teha-, on, Slur of Cairo, "in trouble" for reasons not yet~'Ve- J aled, crashed and exploded on a. hiud island in the-Klver , three mllett from Shannon Airport, in an al templed 1 "— which took the livea of 12 of the 2jT persons 'aboard today, . ' ' The nature of the plane's' difficulties which developed after It l«tl Orly Field, Paris, were not Ira- uii'dlatcly revealed. I However, pretty Vina K»y Per-' guson, hostess ; aboard the plane, I hrd warned passengers to fastcj) I their safety belts and advlwd thern hat an_ emergency landing would be necessary. ' Capl Horbert Tanscy, pllol of the Star of Cairo, was believed by nlrmcn on IMC stone to have attempted to bring hls\big four- cnglncd plane down on the ,flaC >Hs adjoining the River Fergus? However, the attempt fell short by ( scant 100 to ZOO yards arofl Ilio aircraft smashed into a tiny mud-flat Hand and exploded with' a i oar which was felt at the air-' jiort building at Shannon, three miles distant 4 '— The b«<|i of the nlanr WM brrkw, throwing; onl the Pauwi- pers and crew and scattering: thim over it 50-yard radio*. Tho fast that passengers had fastened their safety bells and biactd themselves > for a rough landing In response to thc cool InstrtMllans of Mlw Ferguson was ciodltcd vTltti holding down the dottlh toll though all survivors wer'o Injured ' ' Flume? shot more tljan 50 feet Into tlie air from the ship's blazing fuel tanki, The crash occurred i'boiit 2 um. as thc Plane came in for » routine landing from Paris,. The plane carried 14 passengers and a crew of 9 Ten passengers were killed and three members of the crew. u Tae crash was witnessed by flight contrrol officers at ShannonT who reported thnl the explosion si took airport buildings t , v Rescue crews started Immediate 1 - ' ly for Ihe scene but It was,two hours W*r bafore they reached the scene after strunUnt IhVouzb --~' sh*< mud itatfrand Uw .£1..^ —UL.*.' .•!— iro^the jlcut. Clovcrnor-elect. M. R. Trujmp- OH, who limy tie iimilij Governor of Georgia dtia lo : tho lenlh of Qovcnior-eleat ' 1'iilmiulgu. (NBA Telcphol".; Young Talmadge Is a'Candidate' . 1 Youth Draws $25 Fine On Woman's Complaint With the filinj;pf a ne* chnige and a change of pica, thr: trial of J. c. Ferglson, 18-ycu-r.jd high school student, was held morning in Municipal c«ir; resulted in a fine of £25 and for the youth. A 90-tlv J:'U tence was suspended- during behavior. The fine was-, assign- 1 ~1 on a charge of assault and battery which was added this morning to Ffarrey Infant Buried The son of Mr. and Mrs. Bcnnle Harvey was dead at birth Thursday at the home, 307 South Franklin. Condition of the mother to<TSy was fair. The baby, named Beiinic Jr., was Mrs, Harvey's first child. Services were held yesterday afternoon at Manorial Park with Holt Funeral Home in charge. Y. Stocks Final quotations: A T & T ................. 168 1-2 Ihe previous charge of di.sturbin^ the peace. Judgment nil Ihc rid charge was continued peiuing good behavior. Ferglson entered picas of guilty to both charges. Until this morning, his pica to ! charts of disturbing the peace had be»vi not guilty. The youth was nnvsica Nov. 30 on the compliant, of Miss Minnie Leo Jones, musij t-r-ioiicr at ,807 Chickaiiiwba, Uni ho nan struck here about :he ?&•:? body In her Ironic '»hj previous nigh!. After a liearing was started Dec. 2, the case received three continuances, Miss Jones, Feri/i- son and their attorneys r.ppcarcd in open court, entered statements and concurred In the j No testimony was given. KALEIGH. N. C., Dec. 28—<UP> —An caslbound passenger train loaded with holiday travelers collided head-on with a slow-moving freight train seven miles east of hern today, injuring eight persons nnd derailing several cars. Two train crewmen nnri six pass cnpcrs were treated for injuries mainly cuts and bruises, at the scene and In a hospital here. Several other passengers were shaken up. None required hosplUHzatlon Thc engineer of the passenge train and his fireman. J. A, Deal saved their lives by jumping jus six-wheel engine pile heavier eight - whcc before thei Into the locomotive. The wreck occurred about 10:40 a.m. two miles from Auburn, N. C. Both trains were running late. Tlic freight was more than three hours behind time and the passenger, castbound from Raleigh to Goldsboro. N. c., had left Raleigh more than an hour late, only a few mln- utcs before the wreck. Freight Engineer J. J. Bcal. father of the passenger train's fireman and n veteran of 30 years' railroading, had almost stopped his train, and both he and his fireman harf climbed to safely before Ihe crash. * , S. Minimizes Significance of Red Ultimatum WASHINGTON, Dec. 28.—(UP •Tlie Stale IJjpartment appcarct lo be making a slralcglc retreat today in its attitude toward Ihc Russian action in ordering a U. S. Navy ship out o[ the Port of Dairen. Pending direct reports from U. S. officials al Ihe Manqh'u N» port, Acting Secretary of Stale Dean Achesou cautiously declined to say whether he regarded the ussian order an ultimatum. Significantly Ache-son shied way from the controversy only a ay after a department spokesman, Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Cooper 82 1-2 40 1-2 N Y central 17 7-8 North Am^Avlation Republic Steel Radio 9 3-4 21 1-2 0 3-8 Socor-.y Vacuum 145-8 Studebaker 20 7-8 Standard of N J 69 Texas Corp. . 591-2 Packard 01-4 U s Steel 71 1-2 Buyers Balk at High Prices for Dwellings MEMPHIS, Tenii., Dec (U.P.)—Continued inciwes prices for homes has brnjiit iiboi serious price resistance i.-i sovera five pcsons ndmilteu Tennessee cities, State FHA D rector B. \y. Homer s:.tj u< < Many builders arc worried be cause they have been unable dispose of high cost snail home snld. He ndded ihut muc Hie price resistance In |,oh by veterans. Two Accident Victims Return to Their Homes Two of the to Walls Hospital following a Ihrro- car collision "Christmas Day wiv.-e dismissed this morning. They were thc Rev. and Mrs. T. M. Lewis of Blytheville. Conditions of the othe» remained unchrmRCd this mo nni|t,* II wns reported. ' 1 jincoln White of thc press see- on, said the Russian order could ot be considered an ultimatum. Acheson indicated that Amerlan Consul General H. Merrcll icnningho(f in Daircn lias been sked for a complete repor^ or the ncldcnl which has snowballed Ino a first class row between the Slate Dcparlinent here and,. •Scripps - Howard Correspondent i ',' William H. Newton. Newton was aboard the ship and sought permission to land In Dal- icn along wilh a Life MagaVie Elderly Man Brutally Slain By Burglars CHICAGO, Dec. 28.—<UPI—D«- Icctlvcs round thrcc-blood-smenroil fingerprints today in the .luxurious lake Iront home of nn 84-year-old retired businessman who was ns- snullcd by two thieves and stabbed to death wilh n chisel he liad been Using to repair his grandsons Christmas toys. Police Sgt. Thomas Laffcy, Iho expert whose fingerprint Identifications helped link William Hclrens wilh the murder of Suzanne Dcg- nnn, said that Ihc prints found in (he homo of wealthy Otto E. I'rciinil were "clear and dlsUnct." He added, however, thai 11 wns "not certain" whether the prints were those of thc Iwo men who killed Freumi nnd severely beat Miss Mario Held, 51, Ihe maid. Laffcy said the ' bloody prints found on n wall would be checked with lliosc of the maid and the family. "If Ihcy don't match they Mill be scnl lo thc FBI at Washington for comparison wilh their file of known criminal fingerprints." he said. Freund, retired head of a Chl- C.IRO engraving company, wan stab'- j bed nine limes 111 tlie hcnd^nppar- tly after he Interrupted the wo thieves In his home al Suburban Son of Deceased Governor-Elect of Georgia Announces.. ATLANTA, an., Dec. 58, (UP) — licrnuin Tolmwdgc, sou of the late Oov. Elect Eugene Talmadge, offered himself to Ihc people of Georgia today to carry on the principles of white supremacy advocated his father. , . It was the first statement from young Talmadge since his father's death precipitated a political few for a successor to the outgoing Oov. Ellis Afii'all. Talmadgc campaign on a white supremacy .nlank to par Ncgr.oc from the Democratic primary. "I -fee),,.It Is my duty to m father and to the people of CTeor Kin," he said, "lo carry - on th flghl for which he f ought so hard. Arilal! plan:) to step aside to per mil LI. Gov. Elect M. E. Thomp son to succeed him. But Talmadge supporters claim that under tho state constitution thc legislature must elect a governor In this emergency. Both Thompson and Talmadgo forces have lined up for a heated battle, with Thompson determined to succeed Arnttll as governor, a move which he said "Is the express will ot thc people." Talmadge assailed his opponents, saying that "they arc taking advantage of Talmadgc's death." "I know not what the future will hold but I Am willing to offer myself unreservedly In this fight for Ihose principles so necessary for Georgia's future greatness," ho said. Talmndgo afkud all supporters of his laic father lo rally to his side "and make this grcnl fight yours," "I wish thai Ihc law provided for n special clcclion In which Iho people could decide whom they wish for Ihelr governor," ho said. "The law docs nol miikc such provisions and it is mandatory In this case for thc general osscn lo elect a governor from thc two hlphcst candidates In lite. Talmadge supporters'contend thai he received sufficient wiito-ln voles to ba elected. Former B/jrthexif/e Man MakcsEmcrgencyLandim Near Kennett, . Missotir j Raymond Wilson, former Blythe vlllc man now a coal.mine workc at Carlsbad, N. M, escaped injur but his airplane was damage photographer and a representative of the standard Vacuum Oil Company. All were denied landing privileges by local Soviet officials. Weather ARKANSAS— Partly cloudy, colder north portion today and toiiisht; scattered shower's cast portion today; Sunday mostly cloudy with CO* (•usional ain. when forced lo make a landing Thursday in n i cotton field near Kennctt, MO., while en rAitc here. Tlic propeller was bent and a part of the former Army airplane torn off when ho landed among ,^ ,,-f - ...... .. - iety O'Doyle, airport ^fn'- one of the first la reach wrecked liner salrl trial it'was "completely disintegrated " "When we arrived at the scene," he said, "wo found the plane cracked in Uo with the dead and living scattered:'ln, ell directions over an area of in yards" Two children, a four and a halt months Old baby from Newark, N J, »rid a l4-5ear,-old French / student who lives in New York • were among the isurtlvorj Thc bar><; escaped serioip Injury .u Survivors pa'd high tribute to thc pretty hostess whose coolness and calm nerves were credited with saving most of those who survived rv)l<:s Ferguson said that ' tioublo" of unspecified nature developed in thc Constellation ..as It approached Shannon. "I told Iho passengers to put. on their safely belts and prepare for an ordinary passenger lariding," she said, "when all of a sudden the plane appeared to get out of-control, lost height and crashed '» "We got out as best »e might The portion of the plane In which I wa-s when the ship crashed hap- cned to> b? tlie least damaged dost of those who died wertf pirv- ed In the wreckage." ^ " , ,„ Praise Heined on HosUss .. Mrs. Edith Delaby, WaUrbury. t a D-ycar-old French girl who was aking her four-and-a-half month :>lrl son. Charles Bruce, to join her GI husband in the TJniled Stales Ferguson was definitely the icrolnc of the crash. She did everything she could to calm thu jasscngers on board when there was anxiety as to »helhcr wc'could nakq Shannon for a forced landing "Thank^ to l^cr »« were rcndv or thc worst when the worst came." It was believed that Captain Herbert Tansey, pilot ot thc Star of Cairo, was attending to malH: a forced landing on -the fields at the banks of thc river a couple ot hundred v ards. distant from the small island On which the plane crashed i Stretcher bearers who reached tfc" scene included airmen of other lines at Shannon They expressed admlrajlon for Tansey's feat -of brinKing his plane down on tlie small Island rather than In the river where all aboard might* h»»e drowned ^Dr OBOjIc mobilized the mixed rescue party of ci v lli £ V» *nd mm- tary personnel from bhannc^T C«l Limerick. , They' beat t:»lr vav though the bogR fens and rounded up sufall flat-bottomed boats to to the small wrecked plane Atvbulances island where wax burning. «t Wilmctle. The burglars ransacked t hc cotton stalks, after running out "^" the house but got only a $1,000 dla- «f ™^;,^ . rescue the thc the the monc! broocii and a ]>»h' of anietli- yst car rings set in gold. Crew Members Rescued From Grounded Freighter OSLO, Dec. 23. (UP)—Thirty- ;igt>t crowjncn were removed s&fc- ly lotlay from the 8,005-lon frcigl>t-] East, nnd his sisler, er Am^Mer-Mar which ran aground | Wilson, of tlie Pride closest possible points while rescue oarty forked toward of gasoline. _ . c n ,; the mlsty ni g ht air He said he ran hilo bad winds , 1 en route here and because his com-' pass was off two degrees, he -nils-, judged thc distance to Kennctt. He was attempting to elevate Ihc plane' when his motor wcnl dead. • | (He will visit his parents, Mr. and . Mrs. B. F. Wilson, on Highway 18, —Funeral service* «re being Pl«n- Eight-Year-Old Girls Ploy With Snotptin; On« Suffers Mortal Wound* BATF3V1LLE, Ark , Dec 2* (UP) near the Island of sou them most tip of rsifjhl. Odd at Norway thc Miss Clara Subdivision, no ; before returning tOjCarlsbad where .it | he has been a resident for the past years.. .* ...•-. : . ..' . .( ned at Desna; (Art, today for Lou Vencr, 7-ynr-old daugMcr «f Mrs snotll* Verser, *hc. w«« kUtad ji.stantlv -.csterday by her *-y«*f-

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